The Woodstock paper’s proprietor says its days are numbered except any person with giant wallet and a love for small-town newspapers displays up within the picturesque village.
Woodstock, Vermont, this is.
Since its founding in 1853, the Vermont Usual has survived devastating floods, disastrous fires, and near to each and every plague with the exception of locusts to stay Vermont’s oldest regularly printed weekly newspaper. In step with the industry newsletter Editor & Writer, it’s been often cited as the most productive small weekly through the New England Newspaper & Press Affiliation.
Thru the entire herbal and man-made failures the paper has persevered and coated, it has printed each and every week for 168 years, outlasting the whole thing with the exception of time. And time, Phil Camp is aware of, is last in. Promoting has dried up, he says.
“We’re going to keep the print version in any respect price,” says proprietor Camp, who began on the newspaper as a youngster in 1952 and has owned it for 40 years. “However I don’t know the place the income goes to return from. We don’t have any cash.”